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NMW 2018

15 May 2018

THE DUST SETTLES ON ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL NATIONAL MANUFACTURING WEEK

National Manufacturing Week (NMW) has reaffirmed its status as Australia’s most important and established manufacturing showcase, with early indicators pointing to another successful industry event in 2018.   Held last week in Sydney, NMW 2018 showcased the transformation of the manufacturing industry...

2 May 2018

FUTUREMAP™ TO CHART SME COURSE FOR INDUSTRY 4.0

BY IMCRC   Registrations open for FUTUREMAP™ workshops at National Manufacturing Week 2018   The pioneering FUTUREMAP™ program, a business diagnostic tool specifically developed for Australian small to medium (SME) manufacturers by the Innovative Manufacturing CRC (IMCRC) to help...

20 April 2018

EPICOR TO EXHIBIT AT NATIONAL MANUFACTURING WEEK 2018

BY MANUFACTURERS' MONTHLY   Epicor Software Corporation, a global provider of industry-specific enterprise software to promote business growth, today announced it will be an exhibitor at National Manufacturing Week 2018, Australia’s largest manufacturing...

19 April 2018

GEARING UP FOR NATIONAL MANUFACTURING WEEK

BY MANUFACTURERS' MONTHLY   March 2018 marked an eighteenth continuous month of expanding or stable conditions for the Australian manufacturing sector and the longest run of continuous expansion since 2005.* For visitors and exhibitors attending National...

16 April 2018

INDUSTRY AND GOVERNMENT TO JOINTLY PRESENT THE FUTURE OF MANUFACTURING

BY INDUSTRY UPDATE   Australia’s largest showcase of manufacturing innovation and inspiration, National Manufacturing Week (NMW), returns to Sydney Showground from 9th to 11th May 2018. The three-day event provides an unrivalled opportunity for industry...

21 March 2018

PROVEN PRODUCTIVITY - MAKING OUR CUSTOMERS MORE COMPETITIVE

BY BOSSARD AUSTRALIA   Getting ahead together with our customers means developing solutions that are better, faster, more efficient and more cost-effective and hence help our customers outperform their competition. At Bossard, we call this holistic view "Proven Productivity". ...

15 March 2018

IAN HARRISON FROM AUSTRALIAN MADE CAMPAIGN LTD TO DISCUSS WHAT IT TAKES TO BE MADE IN AUSTRALIA AT NMW 2018

BY INDUSTRY NETWORK   Ian Harrison, CEO of Australian Made Campaign Ltd (AMCL), announced to speak at National Manufacturing Week 2018. National Manufacturing Week (NMW) 2018 returns to Sydney as Australia’s largest showcase of manufacturing innovation,...

15 March 2018

GEORGE KATSANEVAKIS FROM SUSSEX TAPS TALKS ABOUT SUSTAINABILITY MANUFACTURING IN AUSTRALIA AT NMW 2018

BY PLASTIXANZ   National Manufacturing Week (NMW) 2018 returns to Sydney as Australia’s largest showcase of manufacturing innovation, inspiration and information under one roof. Held from 9 to 11 May 2018, the three day event gives industry decision-makers the...

15 March 2018

RICHARD ELVING FROM MARKFORGED TO DISCUSS HOW METAL 3D PRINTING IS TRANSFORMING THE PRODUCTION PROCESS AT NMW 2018

BY 3D PRINTING TODAY   National Manufacturing Week (NMW) 2018 returns to Sydney as Australia’s largest showcase of manufacturing innovation, inspiration and information under one roof. Held from 9 to 11 May 2018, the three day event gives industry...

8 March 2018

2018 NATIONAL MANUFACTURING WEEK

BY MANUFACTURER'S MONTHLY   Australia’s largest manufacturing showcase, National Manufacturing Week (NMW), will return this year from Wednesday 9 to Friday 11 May at the Sydney Showground.   The three-day event offers the manufacturing community unrivalled...

20 February 2018

REGISTRATION OPEN FOR NATIONAL MANUFACTURING WEEK 2018

BY INDUSTRY UPDATE   Thousands of visitors, exhibitors, and speakers from around the world are expected to attend National Manufacturing Week (NMW), to be held from 9th to 11th May 2018 at the Sydney Showground.   With registrations now open, the...

19 February 2018

REGISTRATION OPEN FOR NATIONAL MANUFACTURING WEEK 2018

Registrations have now opened for National Manufacturing Week (NMW), Australia’s largest manufacturing showcase, which will be held from 9 to 11 May 2018 in Sydney.   The free-to-attend event offers industry experts unrivalled access to world-class speakers and renowned exhibitors, to...

NMW 2017

12 May 2017

NATIONAL MANUFACTURING WEEK CLOSES ITS DOORS FOR 2017

National Manufacturing Week (9-12 May, 2017) has today closed the doors on one of its largest conference and exhibition programs to date, with early reports recording more than 10,000 attendees for the event.   Exhibition Director Robby Clark said the team had already received positive...

28 March 2017

SECURE YOUR SPOT

National Manufacturing Week (9 – 12 May 2017) returns to Melbourne as Australia’s largest gathering of manufacturing industry decision-makers under one roof. Held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, the four-day event will feature more than 30 speakers, more than 230 exhibitors and a number of networking...

13 March 2017

FIVE THINGS NOT TO MISS AT NATIONAL MANUFACTURING WEEK 2017

More than 10,000 delegates are expected to attend National Manufacturing Week, scheduled from 9 – 12 May 2017 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. With registrations now open, there is a whole range of workshops, presentations, live demonstrations...

24 February 2017

WTIA PARTNERS WITH NATIONAL MANUFACTURING WEEK

The Welding Technology Institute of Australia (WTIA) is pleased to announce their partnership with National Manufacturing Week, Australia’s largest showcase of manufacturing innovation, inspiration and information. Themed ‘Delivering the Industry 4.0 Revolution’,...

20 February 2017

REGISTRATIONS OPEN FOR NATIONAL MANUFACTURING WEEK 2017

Registrations have today opened for Australia’s largest manufacturing showcase, National Manufacturing Week (NMW), running from 9 – 12 May 2017. Themed ‘Delivering the Industry 4.0 Revolution’, NMW 2017 is free-to-attend and will feature five critical areas facing the...

21 November 2016

THE NEW ISSA CLEANING AND HYGIENE EXPO

Sydney, NSW, Australia, October 28, 2016—Australia’s commercial and institutional cleaning industry is pleased to announce the launch of the ISSA Cleaning & Hygiene Expo, Australia. This new dedicated expo experience is one of the first accomplishments resulting from the...

NMW 2016

13 May 2016

NMW 2016 FINISHES ON A STRONG NOTE

This year’s National Manufacturing Week (NMW) - May 11 - 13 in Sydney - has ended on a solid footing for the more than 200 exhibiting companies, 50 speakers and over 5,000 visits by attendees at the combined NMW-Safety First Conference and Expo event. Feedback to...

13 May 2016

BRIGHT IDEAS FOR GROWTH: NMW 2016

"Every time a stranger comes into your business, innovation happens," says Dr Sasha Alexander, University of Western Sydney's Snr Lecturer in Design Innovation & Sustainability. Speaking at National Manufacturing Week yesterday, Dr Alexander was among a trio of...

12 May 2016

A FLYING START FOR INNOVATION: NMW 2016

National Manufacturing Week 2016 began with buzz yesterday at Sydney Showground, with visitors offered a host of opportunities for innovation. The NMW product showcase reflected the changing face of industry, with advanced and automated technologies in all Product...

4 April 2016

MAKE A CONNECTION WITH NEW TECHNOLOGIES

New figures showing that Australian manufacturing has now grown for eight consecutive months, and has reached its strongest point this decade, will provide a upbeat backdrop for this year's National Manufacturing Week (NMW). In fact, NMW 2016 will be the forum where you...

28 March 2016

WHAT NEW WORKPLACE SKILLS WILL HELP AUSTRALIA MAKE THE MOST OF 3D PRINTING?

With additive manufacturing rapidly emerging as an almost-everyday production tool, it is helping focus attention on the vital question of how workplaces need to change so that businesses can realise the full potential of new technologies. This topic will be part of the...

8 March 2016

NMW 2016: PAVING THE WAY TO NEW MARKETS

How could your business prosper with the help of Australia's national science agency? Among the many highlights of this year's National Manufacturing Week (May 11 - 13, Sydney Showground - Sydney Olympic Park) is an offer from Dr Keith McLean, CSIRO's Manufacturing Flagship...

24 February 2016

INNOVATION + INSPIRATION = IDEAS BOOM

Did you know that businesses that innovate are 60% more likely to increase their profits? According to Australian Government figures supporting the Ideas Boom agenda, innovative businesses are also twice as likely to increase their productivity and employment: a fact that...

22 February 2016

NO MISTAKES ABOUT SAFETY: NMW 2016

Despite countless projects and programs over many years, manufacturing is still starring - for the wrong reasons - on work health and safety lists. Finding out the reasons why, and what to do now, will be a core focus of speaker programs at this year's...

11 February 2016

NEW INNOVATORS, IDEAS & MORE FOR NMW 2016

National Manufacturing Week, Australia’s largest, longest running manufacturing industry event, returns to Sydney (May 11 – 13), with industry 'firsts' to help propel the industry into the future. Key to this year's program are co-located events, high profile industry...

19 January 2016

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR NMW 2016

Registration is now open for National Manufacturing Week 2016 (May 11 - 13, Sydney), Australia's largest, longest-running manufacturing industry event. This year, NMW Australia’s most comprehensive showcase of manufacturing innovation, information and inspiration,...

28 September 2015

NMW 2016 TO BE HOME OF THE WORLD'S LARGEST 3D PRINTING EVENT

NMW to co-locate with Inside 3D Printing Conference & Expo!

NMW 2015

2 June 2015

NMW 2015 FINISHES ON AN IMPRESSIVE NOTE

An outstanding finish to National Manufacturing Week (NMW) 2015, Melbourne has reinforced the exhibition's role as 'the event that brings industry together'. Event organisers Reed Exhibitions are very pleased with the strong visitor numbers, including a...

25 May 2015

'VISIONS OF THE FUTURE': NATIONAL MANUFACTURING WEEK 2015

With just hours remaining until the doors open on National Manufacturing Week 2015, more than 200 exhibitors, industry experts and business leaders are finalising their contributions to an event that will cause ripples across the industry. NMW 2015 features more than 40...

20 May 2015

NMW 2015 COUNTDOWN COMMENCES

In less than a week's time, the doors will open on an expanded National Manufacturing Week (May 26 - 29, Melbourne) which this year is co-located with Austech, the SMART Logistics conference and Australia's first complete safety event, the Safety First Conference...

13 May 2015

NMW 2015 SET TO SHINE ON MAY 26-29

With less than a fortnight remaining until National Manufacturing Week 2015 opens at the Melbourne Convention centre, organisers Reed Exhibitions have confirmed the event's showcase layout, and an outstanding program of speakers for this year's event. More than 200...

30 April 2015

INNOVATION SHINES AT NMW 2015

With more than 200 industry-leading brands now confirmed for National Manufacturing Week (NMW 2015), May 26 - 29, Melbourne, this year's event will showcase many new and innovative technologies. Manufacturers looking for new opportunities will be able to inspect new...

20 April 2015

NMW DEMOS BRING NEW TECHNOLOGIES TO LIFE

Visitors to National Manufacturing Week (May  26 - 29, Melbourne) will be able to see and try new technologies like never before, with this year's event including live demonstrations of machines that are re-shaping manufacturing processes. New inspection, riveting, welding...

11 March 2015

INTERNATIONAL EXPERT IN IMPROVING MANUFACTURING PROCESSES TO PRESENT AT NMW 2015

Manufacturers using - or considering - some form of Lean or Six Sigma methodologies to drive bottom line-improvements through improved processes will be making a beeline for National Manufacturing Week 2015 (May 26 - 29, Melbourne) for strategic advice from Bob...

16 February 2015

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR NMW 2015

Registration is now open for National Manufacturing Week 2015 (May 26 - 29, Melbourne), Australia's biggest - and longest-running - manufacturing industry event. NMW 2015 will present an outstanding exhibition as well as presentations, networking opportunities and...

NMW 2014

6 June 2014

STRONG RESULTS FROM NMW 2014

This year’s National Manufacturing Week (NMW) - May 13-16 in Sydney - delivered solid outcomes for participants, with more than 300 exhibiting companies making new links within Australia's fast-changing manufacturing industry. Preliminary figures reveal that...

13 May 2014

NMW 2014 OPENS WITH AN INNOVATION CHALLENGE

National Manufacturing Week (NMW 2014) opened today with a challenge from Australia's Chief Scientist, Professor Ian Chubb who reminded industry that "... just running fast enough isn't enough. To get ahead, you need to be running faster than your competitors." ...

9 May 2014

DEPUTY PREMIER AND INDUSTRY JOIN FORCES BEHIND NMW 2014

This year’s National Manufacturing Week (NMW) - May 13 - 16, Sydney - is drawing extraordinary support from across industry for its 2014 programs and features. Backed by Strategic Partners NSW Trade & Investment and Engineers Australia, plus peak industry bodies, NMW 2014...

21 February 2014

SYDNEY LEADS THE WAY TO MANUFACTURING'S HIGH TECH FUTURE

News that Sydney has overtaken Melbourne  as Australia's largest manufacturing centre speaks to the success of its many niche manufacturers, says Anthony Reed,  Exhibition Director of National Manufacturing Week 2014 (NMW), in Sydney from 13-16 May. It is also good...

5 February 2014

NMW 2014 PRESENTS AUSTRALIA'S LARGEST WELDING SHOWCASE

NMW 2014 (May 13 - 16, Sydney Showground) will present Australia's largest showcase of welding, heat-treating, joining and associated products and technologies. Described by NMW Exhibition Director, Anthony Reed as one of NMW's 'aces', the Welding...

24 January 2014

INNOVATORS CENTRE STAGE AT NMW 2014

Businesses will have direct access to industry leaders at National Manufacturing Week (NMW) in Sydney from 13 – 16 May, through a speaker program running on the exhibition floor throughout the event. NMW organiser, Reed Exhibitions, has confirmed a stellar line-up of...

16 December 2013

SAFETY TO STAR AT NMW 2014

National Manufacturing Week (NMW) and the National Safety Council of Australia (NSCA) proudly announce they will partner to make workplace safety a ‘star’ at NMW 2014. Reflecting the ongoing urgency around safety measures  – given there were over 170...

25 November 2013

NMW 2014 PRESENTS NEW HORIZONS FOR INDUSTRY

Australia’s largest manufacturing industry event, National Manufacturing Week (NMW) will break new ground at the Sydney Showground next May 13 – 16, with a revised floorplan giving more space to sectors and technologies that are driving industry growth. NMW 2014 will...

NMW 2013

3 May 2013

NMW 2013 READY FOR ‘OUTSTANDING SUCCESS'

With just hours remaining until the doors open on National Manufacturing Week 2013 on Tuesday, May 7, more than 300 exhibitors are finalising their preparations for this year’s exhibition. Co-located with Austech and occupying most of the Melbourne Convention &...

9 April 2013

NMW WINS PM’S PRAISE

Prime Minister Julia Gillard has backed National Manufacturing Week (NMW) - Australia’s largest integrated manufacturing industry event (May 7 – 10, Melbourne) as a showcase of Australia’s manufacturing strengths. Prime Minister Gillard commented, “National Manufacturing...

13 March 2013

DEFENCE ‘SMALL BUT GROWING’ AT NMW

Australian defence industry companies have a proud history of delivering advanced-technology, rugged military equipment. A range of innovations contributing to this capability will be on show at National Manufacturing Week 2013 (May 7-10, Melbourne) as a highlight of this year’s show...

13 March 2013

ERP IN FOCUS AT NMW 2013

One of the strong trends emerging for National Manufacturing Week (May 7 – 10, Melbourne) is the increasing importance of the Information Technology Product Zone in general – and ERP systems in particular - within the event. Event organiser, Reed Exhibitions comments that the sector’s...

13 March 2013

FOOD IN FOCUS AT NMW 2013

One of the strong trends emerging for National Manufacturing Week (May 7 – 10, Melbourne) is a greater number of products and services relevant to the food sector. Event organiser, Reed Exhibitions comments that this concentration reflects the sector’s enormous importance within Australia’s overall manufacturing...

13 March 2013

MINING IN FOCUS AT NMW 2013

One of the strong trends emerging for National Manufacturing Week (May 7 – 10, Melbourne) is a greater number of products and services relevant to the mining and resources sector. Event organiser, Reed Exhibitions comments that this concentration reflects the sector’s enormous importance to industry suppliers. ...

13 March 2013

FOOD & PHARMA CONTROL SYSTEMS ON SHOW AT NMW

One of the strong trends emerging for National Manufacturing Week (May 7 – 10, Melbourne) is a greater number of solutions – including process control, instrumentation and automation platforms and products – relevant to the food industry and pharmaceutical sector. Event organiser, Reed...

13 March 2013

WELDING A HOT TOPIC FOR NMW

One of the traditional strengths of National Manufacturing Week has been its Welding Technology Product Zone, a dedicated area within NMW for welding products and services. The Welding Technology Zone at NMW 2013 will once again be a focal point, with exhibitors bringing a broad...

7 March 2013

ABB – stand 3517

ABB’s IRB 1520ID Increased safety, motion control and welding reliability ABB’s IRB 1520ID robot provides safer, high precision arc welding. Simple installation and commissioning ensures the robot is operational quickly after installation. The compact...

7 March 2013

Abrasive Blasting Service & Supplies Pty Ltd (ABSS) – Stand 1102

ABSS was founded in 1989 after the Directors at the time recognised that there was an opportunity to manufacture Abrasive Blast Cleaning and Shot Peening Equipment here in Australia. We are now considered an industry leader in the surface finishing sector...

7 March 2013

Adept Turnkey – Stand 1202

World class machine vision for high tech manufacturing operations Adept Turnkey – created from the 2011 merger of industry leaders Adept Electronic Solutions and Total Turnkey Solutions – is the largest and leading provider of machine vision and imaging...

7 March 2013

ADM Instrument Engineering – Stand 3209

At NMW this year, ADM Instrument Engineering is launching the Energy Safe approved Meanwell PCD Series of Constant Current LED drivers complete with 1.8m cable and mains AU plug. These new units add to the large range of quality LED Drivers supplied by...

7 March 2013

Amazing Super Health – Stand 2509A

Amazing Super Health is a wholly Australian company providing people with health & fitness products for 15+ years. Designed in Australia to scientific specifications to ensure it is safe for the human body, the medical VIBRO TRAINER is the ultimate...

7 March 2013

Apex Dynamics – Stand 3513

Apex Dynamics launch the P II series® ‘second generation P series’ at NMW 2013. Following on from the success of the Apex Dynamics P-series planetary precision servo gear boxes, Apex have chosen NMW 2013 to launch the ‘second generation’ P_II series®....

7 March 2013

API Pneumatic – Stand 1913

API srl is bringing two new products – from its homeland, Italy – to NMW this year. These include: Cylinders – a new series of cylinders confirming to ISO 15552, from 32 to 125mm diameter. Responding to customer demand, these new cylinders feature lighter...

7 March 2013

Australia Hanke – Stand 2015

Australia Hanke Pty Ltd is a professional compressed air treatment products manufacturer. Our main products include refrigerated air dryers, desiccant air dryers, air filters, filter elements, drains, after coolers, dryer parts and other related items....

7 March 2013

Bestech Australia – Stand 3423

Bestech Australia was founded in 2002 in Melbourne and is now one of the fastest growing companies in Australia and New Zealand; distributing and manufacturing sensors, transducers, signal conditioners and test systems for measurement of physical parameters like...

6 March 2013

OVER 300 REASONS TO VISIT NMW 2013

National Manufacturing Week (May 7 – 10, Melbourne) reflects the brightest trends for the manufacturing industry. In particular, event organiser Reed Exhibitions says this year’s exhibition reflects research identifying areas in which industry will be making investments this year...

28 January 2013

PREMIER BAILLIEU: NMW A “GREAT EVENT”

The State Government of Victoria has welcomed the return of National Manufacturing Week (NMW) to Melbourne in 2013, as a reflection of its strategy for revitalizing the State’s manufacturing sector. NMW 2013 – co-located with Austech – takes place at the Melbourne...

28 January 2013

SPOTLIGHT ON SAFETY AT NMW 2013

This year’s National Manufacturing Week (May 7 – 10, Melbourne) will have a strong safety focus – at least in part because of increased scrutiny on OH&S issues following the Federal Government’s recently-launched Australian Work Health and Safety Strategy 2012-2022 . ...

1 January 2013

NMW 2013: THE BUZZ IS BUILDING

National Manufacturing Week (NMW) returns to Melbourne on May 7-10, with a sharp focus on showcasing solutions that make a difference to manufacturers’ bottom lines. Paul Baker, Exhibition Director for NMW 2013 comments that this is a great opportunity for the materials...

1 January 2013

NMW 2013: A FEAST OF MHD SOLUTIONS

National Manufacturing Week (NMW) 2013 – which runs 7 - 10 May at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre – co-located with Austech – will offer a raft of new products and services for the materials handling sector. NMW Exhibition Director, Paul Baker comments that MHD innovations...

14 November 2012

NMW 2013: HELPING READY MANUFACTURERS FOR ‘RICH OPPORTUNITIES’

National Manufacturing Week (NMW 2013) returns to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) next May 7-10, focusing on helping industry leverage what the Prime Minister’s Taskforce calls “critical challenges” and “rich opportunities” ahead. In particular, NMW...

18 September 2012

NEW ERA FOR AUSPLAS ALONGSIDE NATIONAL MANUFACTURING WEEK

Ausplas, Australia’s national trade exhibition for the plastics industry and the longest-running plastics industry event in the southern hemisphere, will enter a new era in 2014 with its incorporation into Reed Exhibitions Australia’s National Manufacturing Week (NMW). Reed has recently...